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bird strike

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(Aeronautics) a collision of an aircraft with a bird
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A Russian pilot was being hailed as a hero on August 15, 2019 for landing an Airbus carrying more than 230 people in a Moscow corn field after a bird strike. / AFP / Yuri KADOBNOV
Travel Business Review-August 6, 2019-Bell adds FAA-certified Pulselite bird strike prevention system as standard equipment on Bell 407GXi
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 6, 2019-Bell adds FAA-certified Pulselite bird strike prevention system as standard equipment on Bell 407GXi
The bird strike can cause accident risking passengers' life or else causing serious damage to the aircraft.
The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) plans to spend close to Sh1 billion to curb bird strike menace, which has been blamed for emergency landings that have cost airlines billions of shillings in engine damages.The initiative, to be initially installed at the country's three premier airports, is intended to bar the feathered creatures, which at times use the same flight paths and levels as planes.
Kisumu International Airport has the highest bird strike rates in Kenya.
A Cebu Pacific carrier bound for Cagayan de Oro aborted its flight and returned to Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on Tuesday due to bird strike.
Investigators probing the bird strike on the private Bell 429 chopper recommended better protection for pilots and passengers.
Meanwhile, some reports suggested that a (https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/21/boeing-shares-rise-after-report-that-a-bird-strike-may-have-caused-737-max-crash.html) bird strike could have caused the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX.
In particular, one suffered a bird strike. It cannot fly due to the damage.
has announced it has updated its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Pulselite Bird Strike Prevention System to include instructions for installation for the Bell 407GX and 407GXP variations, the company said.